Come to the Chocolate & Spirits Festival on Friday
The annual Chocolate & Spirits Festival will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 in the courtyard at the Bell Tower Shops. Sample a variety of chocolate delicacies and bid on great gifts in the silent auction while The Toucan Do band provides live entertainment. Admission is free; $3 donation requested. Tickets can be purchased for $1 each at the event and used to purchase chocolate samples and beverages. The number of tickets needed to purchase a chocolate item varies. Proceeds from the event, sponsored by Crü and Bell Tower Shops merchants, will benefit the Southwest Florida Reading Festival on March 21, 2015. Read more.
Library & Gulf Coast Symphony Launching Free Concert Series
The Lee County Library System and the Gulf Coast Symphony are launching a free series, Previews on the Plaza, at the Fort Myers Regional Library, 2450 First St., downtown Fort Myers. The series kicks off with a performance of classical and contemporary music by cellist Ian Maksin at noon Thursday, Nov. 20 at the library's outdoor plaza. Maksin is in town to perform a new Cello Concerto with the Gulf Coast Symphony Nov. 22, launching the Symphony's 20th Anniversary season. Read more.
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